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IMAGING Management

Peterborough City Hospital One for all – standardising medical equipment

2019 26 Jul

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across the country. However, as these systems are often shared between departments, and consultants may work at more than one hospital within a trust, there is a clear advantage to choosing instruments from a single supplier wherever possible. Jim McWilliams, Associate Director for Technical... Read more

ICU Management

A solid future for point-of-care ultrasound in intensive care

2019 19 Jul

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an established tool for the rapid assessment and diagnosis of patients across a variety of medical disciplines, not least in the high-octane environment of intensive care medicine. Dr. Timm Steuber, senior consultant and head of the ICU at Evangelisches Krankenhaus Unna, Germany, discusses his day-to-day... Read more

Health Management

Training the Intensivists of the Future

2016 13 Nov

West Suffolk Hospital is a district general hospital located in a 19-hectare parkland site on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds. The hospital has a strong focus on ultrasound training, and its intensive care trainees have the opportunity to develop their skills in point-of- care cardiac and lung ultrasound using state-of-the-art equipment, as consultant... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Indispensable for Elite Sport in Wales

2016 25 May

Point-of-care ultrasound is an essential tool for Dr Mark Ridgewell, an early pioneer for sports and exercise medicine (SEM) and, for the past 13 years, consultant sports physician at the Sport Wales Institute. He explained: “Point-of-care musculoskeletal ultrasound has developed into an extremely useful tool for SEM, particularly in the last 10... Read more